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By Contributor On on Sunday Dec 02 2018

By Jim Baggott ; from Aeon

‘The theory produces a good deal but hardly brings us closer to the secret of the Old One,’ wrote Albert Einstein in December 1926. ‘I am at all events convinced that He does not play dice.’ 

Einstein was responding to a letter from the German physicist Max...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Friday Nov 30 2018

Opening night at the 31st Annual Christmas Pantomine did not disappoint as a large crowd flocked to the Capitol Theatre in Nelson for the production of Cinderallen.

Directed by Laurie Jarvis, along with Glynis Waring looking after dance and Tyler James as musical director, the annual Christmas Pantomine turns the average storybook fairytale upside down with out-of-the-norm plot twists...

By Andre Carrel On on Saturday Nov 24 2018

I have occasionally been critical of the way we do politics. The recent leaders’ debate on electoral reform provides me with material to explain.

The Opposition prefers electoral reform to be studied by a citizens’ assembly, as in 2003, over the Government’s process. It is a reasonable proposal. The members of the 2003 Citizens’ Assembly were selected at random. It was not an absolute...

By Letters to the ... On on Wednesday Nov 21 2018

Don’t worry!
The Group of Twenty (G20), composed of nineteen countries (including Canada) and the European Union, will meet in Buenos Aires (Argentina) November 30th and December 1st.

By then, newspapers and media analysts will most likely tell us again that they won’t all get along on some major issues during this summit.

But please...

By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Nov 20 2018

Introduction: topics committed, topics mapped

“I will probably write the next column with the intent to persuade readers that the human project demands that non-conforming individuals challenge culture more and more, as culture more and more escapes our understanding, our ethics and ...

By Contributor On on Monday Nov 05 2018

Editor's Note: In this age of fake news, when politicians are allowed to lie with impunity -- perhaps even encouraged to lie, because they appear to get good results by lying -- how are people reading the news, or social media, where bizarre fake news abounds -- to know what to believe? For that matter, is it ever a good idea to believe something that is not true? This is...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Monday Oct 29 2018

Rossland’s Laura Jackman is one of the educators who took home awards from the 2018 Canadian Environmental Education Conference.

Jackman is described as “a fearless guide in environmental education in School District 20. She has created and implemented a now community-wide, weeklong Bio Blitz, a celebration of environmental education and action that brings together...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Oct 25 2018

Two students from L.V. Rogers in Nelson and Salmo Secondary are the 2018 winners of the Doris Bradshaw Bursary.

LVR Grade 11 student Harlan Hoffman-Miller and Salmo’s Rio Isaacs, also in Grade 11, were recently announced as winners by the Amy Ferguson Institute.

Hoffman-Miller studies classical guitar with Rita Deane while Isaacs studies piano with Kathryn Whitehead, guitar and...

By Philip Matyszak On on Wednesday Oct 03 2018

Having read the challenging piece on May 14, 'You don't have the right to believe whatever you want to', I feel that since the piece was intended to be challenging, perhaps it should be challenged.

The basic premise of the text by Professor DeNicola was that some...

By Charles Jeanes On on Monday Sep 24 2018

All along the watchtower…There's too much confusion, the hour is getting late...                                             Bob Dylan

Here we are in the years… Children cry in fear, ‘let us out of here.’”                                   Neil Young

By Charles Jeanes

So much food for thought, and limited space on the...

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